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1 posted on 11/13/2012 5:02:51 PM PST by MNDude
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To: MNDude
December 5, 1933.

I'll have to get back to you on the other four.

2 posted on 11/13/2012 5:06:02 PM PST by skeeter
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The moon landing


3 posted on 11/13/2012 5:07:28 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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The winning of our independence
The writing of the Constitution
Defeating the Nazis and the Japanese
Landing on the Moon
Reagan’s collapsing of the Soviet Union


4 posted on 11/13/2012 5:10:46 PM PST by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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July 29, 1969.
Wining WWI
Wining WWII
Signing the Declaration of Independence
Wining the Revolutionary War


5 posted on 11/13/2012 5:12:54 PM PST by notpoliticallycorewrecked (Our military does not kill babies, those that commit abortion kill babies.)
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1. Declaration of Independence

2. Writing the Constitution

3. The Age of Inventions and Discovery (including the railroads, the first oil wells, Edison, The Wright Brothers, modern medicine, etc.)

4. Victory in WWII

5. Reaganomics and victory over socialists and communists (temporary but memorable).

Thanks for the memories, U.S. of A. Hello, Ameritopia.

7 posted on 11/13/2012 5:13:45 PM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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The 1st Constitutional Convention
Winning WW I
Winning WW II
Mercury (John Glenn)
The election of Ronald Reagan

The worst:
The abandonment of Vietnam (we would have won)
The taking of Vera Cruz (to no discernible end)
The election of FDR
The election of carter
the election of obozo (that should count twice)


9 posted on 11/13/2012 5:14:13 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Here comes bama claus here comes bama claus left down bama claus lane!)
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September 17, 1787

January 1, 1863

December 17, 1903

September 17, 1787

Ok, whos FR's resident history major?

10 posted on 11/13/2012 5:14:43 PM PST by skeeter
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I would say 4 of them in no particular order are, the winning of the revolutionary war and subsequent constitution, winning WWII, the moon landing, the end of slavery.


11 posted on 11/13/2012 5:16:19 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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The Declaration of Independence
Victory at Valley Forge
April 1865
WWII victory
Ronald Reagan’s victory


16 posted on 11/13/2012 5:22:35 PM PST by Nifster
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April 12, 1861


18 posted on 11/13/2012 5:23:16 PM PST by Sporke (USS Iowa BB-61)
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Only 5? Here's 10 off the top of my head. (yes, I looked up the dates)

November 11 1620

Jul 8 1741

April 19 1775

July 4 1776

May 14 1804

May 10 1869

June 6 1944

Jul 20 1969

November 8 1976

January 20 1981

19 posted on 11/13/2012 5:24:10 PM PST by abishai
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Hiroshima and Nagasaki....oh, wait - you don’t mean that kind of bright...


20 posted on 11/13/2012 5:25:04 PM PST by bigbob
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1 - the Constitution and Bill of Rights
2 - invention of the telephone
3 - D-Day landings at Normandy
4 - invention of the transistor
5 - landing on the Moon


21 posted on 11/13/2012 5:27:38 PM PST by tentmaker (Galt's Gulch is a state of mind...)
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1. Jan 21 2017, Obama is no longer president.


25 posted on 11/13/2012 6:13:38 PM PST by factmart
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July 4, 1776-U.S. First Independence Day

V-J Day August 15, 1945

Sept. 12, 2001

December 11, 1620-Mayflower

December 15, 1791-Bill of Rights becomes law

Sigh. Writing these makes me sad.


27 posted on 11/13/2012 6:34:56 PM PST by madison10
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1. July 4, 1776 ... the signing of the Declaration of Independence (OK, it wasn't exactly America at the time -- but I think still think it was a great and monumental event).

2. 1789 ... the ratification of the U.S. Constitution.

3. 1804-05 ... the Lewis & Clark expedition. Having driven between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Northwest many times in my adult life, I never cease to be amazed at how this small group of men could do this on foot and in small boats over the course of two years.

4. July 20-21, 1969 ... If ancient humans could look forward in time and see the world today, this would perhaps be the most amazing, unbelievable accomplishment of the human race in their eyes. Because space travel has become so common these days, I think we've forgotten just how astonishing it is that men have walked on the moon.

5. February 22, 1980 ... I'll bet no Freeper ever would have imagined that an event from the Carter administration would make this list!

29 posted on 11/13/2012 6:50:56 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my soul.")
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Here's my list
31 posted on 11/13/2012 7:01:34 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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July 4, 1776: The Declaration of Independence
Sept 17, 1787: The end of the Constitutional Convention
Sept 14, 1814: The British withdraw from attacking Fort McHenry
August 4, 1945: Nuking Hiroshima
October 22, 1962: Facing off against the Soviet Union in the Cuban Missile Crisis

If I were writing a history of the US, I would regard the last one as the peak moment of American civilization, after which the nation enters a period of long decline....


32 posted on 11/13/2012 7:19:39 PM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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The Battle of Yorktown
The Constitution whether the writing or adoption
The Louisiana Purchase
Presidency of TR
Battle of Midway. That totally changed the war in the Pacific. Americans outnumbered in everything beat the very best naval aviators in the world at the time. I still don’t see how we did it. Just plain old courage I guess.


33 posted on 11/13/2012 7:33:29 PM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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Henry Ford’s production line. Edison’s Light bulb. The Eisenhower interstate, the Salk vaccine, and the Computer. Too tired to look for dates.


34 posted on 11/13/2012 7:53:55 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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